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Tunisia faces mass weekend protests

Tunisia faces mass weekend protests

Aug 04, – Thousands of Tunisians have gathered in a central square in the capital Tunis to back the ruling Islamist Ennahda party.The party organised the rally in Kasbah square in support of what it termed its “legitimacy to govern”. Government opponents were planning to hold a counter protest, calling for Ennahda to quit after […]

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Miley Cyrus says wild-child behaviour part of growing up

Miley Cyrus says wild-child behaviour part of growing up

July 30, LONDON — Miley Cyrus’ transformation from a sweet-faced child star into a twerking, wild-child sensation has garnered plenty of debate, but she says it’s not really all that deep — she just grew up, y’all. “I think people forget what it feels like to be 20,” she said in a recent interview. “People […]

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Philippines on heightened alert after 6 dead in CDO mall blast

Philippines on heightened alert after 6 dead in CDO mall blast

July 28, Manila – The Philippines ordered troops and police on heightened alert Sunday after a restaurant attack killed six in its restive southern region, but said there were no clues yet to the culprits. Interior Secretary Mar Roxas said investigators were reconstructing the bomb site to gather more clues on Friday night’s attack in […]

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Egypt court orders Ex-president Morsi’s detention over Hamas links

Egypt court orders Ex-president Morsi’s detention over Hamas links

July 26 CAIRO  — The announcement came hours before mass protests were set to take place across the nation in response to a call by military chief Gen. Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi for a show of popular support for his anticipated crackdown on Morsi’s supporters and radical Islamists loyal to the ousted leader who have been attacking […]

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Bus, truck collision kills 19 on busy Thai highway

Bus, truck collision kills 19 on busy Thai highway

July 23, BANGKOK  — A double-decker passenger bus caught fire after colliding with a truck on one of Thailand’s busiest highways early Tuesday, killing 19 people and injuring 23, authorities said. The bus drivers and most of the passengers were stuck in the bus when it caught fire, police Lt. Assavathep Chantanaree said. The overnight […]

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Kuwait Woman gets 20 Months jail for anti-Emir Tweets

Kuwait Woman gets 20 Months jail for anti-Emir Tweets

July 21, Kuwait City: US-based advocary group Human Rights Watch on Sunday blasted Kuwait over a 20-month jail sentence served on a female online activist for “offending the emir” and urged the Gulf state to end such prosecutions. The appeals court on Wednesday upheld the sentence on Sara Al Darees for making remarks on Twitter […]

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Italian court ‘jails five’ over Costa Concordia cruise ship disaster

Italian court ‘jails five’ over Costa Concordia cruise ship disaster

July 20, GROSSETO, Italy — The longest sentence went to the crisis coordinator for Costa Crociere SpA, the cruise company, who was sentenced to two years and 10 months. Concordia’s hotel director was sentenced to two years and six months while two bridge officers and a helmsman got sentences ranging from one year and eight […]

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More US Kids May Be at Risk for High Blood Pressure

More US Kids May Be at Risk for High Blood Pressure

July 17, – Harvard researchers collected data on more than 3,200 children aged 8 to 17 who took part in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey from 1988 to 1994, comparing them to more than 8,300 kids in the same survey from 1999 to 2008. The risk for high blood pressure in American teens […]

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First Pakistani women paratroopers make history

First Pakistani women paratroopers make history

July 14, – First group of female paratroopers completed their training on Sunday, the military announced, hailing it as a “landmark achievement” for Pakistan Captain Kiran Ashraf was declared the best paratrooper of the batch of 24, the military said in a statement, while Captain Sadia, referred to by one name, became the first woman […]

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Deadly bomb attack kills 31 people in Iraqi city of Kirkuk

Deadly bomb attack kills 31 people in Iraqi city of Kirkuk

July 13, The blast happened shortly after 22:00 local time (19:00 GMT). More than 26 people were wounded. At least 31 people have been killed in a bomb attack in a cafe in Iraq’s northern city of Kirkuk, officials say. Cafe customers were reportedly marking the end of the day’s fast for Ramadan. It comes […]

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